An exploration of all things cinematic awaits at this year’s festival — featuring 53 films from 16 countries, including documentaries, narrative films, spoken word, animation and music videos by filmmakers from as close as Trenton, Bradley Beach, and other parts of NJ to as far away as Kosovo, Spain, and Iran. A great opportunity to connect with fellow film lovers and filmmakers!
Trenton Film Festival
Sunday 25, at 2pm – Sunday Feature Documentary
The Best Little Coffeehouse in Maryland (dir. Cory Choy, US, documentary, 18 minutes)
Inwood House, the only apartment building in the US that is both Section 8 and dedicated to people with disabilities, is home to a monthly musical coffeehouse like no other.
The Organizer (dir. Nick Taylor, US, documentary, 100 minutes)
A portrait of Wade Rathke, the controversial founder of ACORN, which had been the largest community organization in the US before its infamous demise following several highly publicized scandals. Through archival footage and interviews, the film follows how ACORN grew to be a national powerhouse and how internal and external pressures led to its downfall.